Business Unit Manager - Display Team in Everett, WA at Volt

Date Posted: 10/14/2021

Job Snapshot

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    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Everett, WA
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    Volt Branch

Job Description


Our client is looking for a Business Unit Manager ASAP

What You Will Do:

As a Business Unit Manager, you will be responsible for the results of your unit - profit and loss, meeting the annual plan, and growth in the value of the business.  You'll lead a cross functional business unit team (sales, operations, engineering and quality), generate new business, prepare proposals, obtain bookings, develop and maintain customer relationships, establish the yearly business plan, negotiate contracts, and oversee operating activities to make sure that we provide great customer service while meeting cost objectives.  This high visibility position has a tremendous amount of growth potential, and could lead to great places within the organization!

  • Lead and guide the business team in the pursuit of profitable new business and maintain clear focus and priorities in the product team
  • Focus on value creation - value based pricing and identifying profitable new business opportunities
  • Develop annual and long term business plans for the business unit
  • Create a sales and marketing plan to drive new business and meet your unit's goals
  • Partner with the sales team to support business growth and customer retention
  • Work  with the entire organization regarding business targets and actions, including customer meetings and sales calls
  • Oversee and participate in the cost estimation process to make sure that the costs and pricing are accurate
  • Prioritize and coordinate engineering activities to support your business unit's goals
  • Build a strong partnership with operations to make sure that cost goals are met, customer needs are prioritized, and quality issues are resolved
  • Drive and grow a team through coaching and mentorship - focus on the people
  • Prepare and present your unit's results, telling the story of the business unit as an owner would
  • A desire to grow your career into a senior leadership role

What You Must Have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Business. MBA a plus.
  • Prior leadership experience is a plus
  • At least 3 years of experience in functions ranging from sales, operations, finance or engineering, preferably from a manufacturing background
  • Advanced Excel and analytical skills, and an ability to synthesize data by asking the right questions
  • A proactive, positive, and customer focused attitude
  • An action oriented and ownership mindset
  • A strong work ethic and lots of energy, the ability to think critically and to solve problems
  • Tremendous organizational skills
  • You must be a legally authorized to work in the United States

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer